Sourdough Lemon and Coriander Roast Chicken Sandwich

This deliciously healthy seeded sourdough sandwich contains lemon and coriander roast chicken, avocado, and sweet chilli mayo slaw made from red onions and carrots.

Serves:  30 finger sandwiches,

Dietary: Milk-free, egg-free,

Preparation time: 45 minutes

Cooking time: 25 minutes



Chicken marinade:

380 g chicken, boneless breasts, no skin

¼ cup lemon juice

3 Tbsp coriander, finely chopped

½ tsp turmeric, powder

¼ tsp black pepper, powder



1½ cups carrots, grated

2 small red onions, finely sliced

1 Tbsp coriander, finely chopped

4 Tbsp vegan mayonnaise (mustard)

1 Tbsp sweet chilli sauce (may contain sesame, tree nuts and peanuts)



10 slices seeded sourdough bread (wheat, gluten, milk)

1 avocado, sliced




  1. In a medium-size bowl, mix the lemon juice, coriander, turmeric powder, and black pepper.
  2. Make deep slits in the chicken breast.
  3. Add the chicken to the marinade and mix well – massage the marinade in the slits.
  4. Marinade for a minimum of 2 hours.
  5. Once marinated, pre-heat the oven at 180 oC/160 oC/Gas Mark 4.
  6. Roast for 25 minutes – turn the chicken halfway through.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the carrots and red onions together.
  2. Add the mayonnaise and sweet chilli sauce, mix well.


  1. Cut the roasted chicken into slices.
  2. Layer the slaw on one slice of bread.
  3. Layer the sliced avocado on the slaw.
  4. Finally, layer the chicken on the avocado.
  5. Cover with the other slice of bread and cut into 1’inch finger strips.
  6. Cut the crusts off the bread to make square slices.



This recipe has been donated by Jatin Kumar



Per serving: Per Finger

Total calories: 73 kcal
Fat: 3.6 g
Saturated Fat: 0.4 g
Carbohydrate: 5.8 g
Total sugar: 1.3 g
Fibre: 0.9 g
Protein: 4.1 g
Salt: 0.18 g



  • Some research has found that seeded sourdough bread may promote gut health, which may benefit prediabetics, as good gut health helps control and improve insulin sensitivity.
  • Sourdough bread has also been found by some researchers to be much easier to digest and may have a lower glycaemic index.
  • Chicken is an excellent source of protein. The chicken was roasted without oil to keep the calorie content low to help weight management.
  • Avocado consists of good fatty acids like oleic acid, a monounsaturated fatty acid that helps reduce cholesterol levels and increase HDL levels.
  • Vegan mayonnaise contains no cholesterol due to no eggs being used as an emulsifier, lower amounts of saturated fat and fewer calories.



  • Use rye or wholegrain bread.
  • Use normal mayonnaise.
  • Instead of chicken, you can use falafels to make the sandwich vegetarian.
  • Can use meat alternatives to make it vegan.